The red heather (Erica cinerea) is a species of heifamilie (Ericaceae). The plant in Western Europe found in dry heathland or open woodland on nutrient-poor sandy soil. In the Netherlands, red heather, but in some places. The branched shrub can reach a height of 60 cm.
The leaves are 3-6 mm long, linear, and placed wreaths. The plant blooms from July to September. The flowers are bell-or urnvormig are 5-6 mm long and are dark pink or purple. The flowers grow in bunches. After flowering forms are veelzadige capsules.
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